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May 9, 2018 | The Washington Times

Democrats demand DOJ hand over docs on classification of Boente notes

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee Tuesday asked for documents classified by the Department of Justice, but said to confirm former FBI Director James B. Comey’s claim that President Trump asked him to “lift the cloud of the Russia probe.”

May 7, 2018 | Dorchester Reporter

Dems pitch public housing as part of agenda in Southie

Standing in front of the housing development where he grew up, Congressman Stephen Lynch joined other Democrats on May 7 calling for a $70 billion investment in public housing around the country over five years.

May 1, 2018 | New York Business Journal

Lawmakers want Chicago bank subpoenaed over Manafort loans

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

The Federal Savings Bank in Chicago may be forced to turn over documents regarding loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Reps. Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch are asking the House Oversight Committee to issue a subpoena to compel the bank to hand over records of the loans, according to Bloomberg. The House representatives put in their request to Rep. Trey Gowdy, a Republican and chairman of the House Oversight Committee, per the report.

May 1, 2018 | Bloomberg

Dems seek subpoena of Chicago bank over Manafort loans

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform

Two Democratic lawmakers are pushing for the House Oversight Committee to issue a subpoena to force the Federal Savings Bank in Chicago to turn over documents related to its loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

May 1, 2018 | American Banker

Dems seek to compel bank to hand over documents tied to Russia probe

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee want to issue a subpoena to a Chicago bank that has refused to turn over documents related to its connection to the special counsel probe of the Trump campaign.

Apr 25, 2018 | The Enterprise

Brockton gets the lead (paint) out

For the first time in five years, the city of Brockton is benefiting from lead paint abatement funds provided by the federal government, with the Brockton Redevelopment Authority administering $3 million, to remove the threat of lead paint from Brockton homes over the course of three years, said Mayor Bill Carpenter.

Apr 17, 2018 | Market Watch

Volcker rule is harmful to capital markets, Fed’s top regulator says

There is no question the Volcker rule, the controversial measure to prohibit banks from trading for their own accounts, has been harmful to capital markets, said Randal Quarles, the Fed’s vice chairman for financial supervision, on Tuesday. Rep. Stephen Lynch, a Democrat of Massachusetts, said he was worried by the Fed’s plans to “streamline” the rule.

Apr 14, 2018 | 7 News Boston

New England lawmakers react to targeted airstrikes on Syria

Rep. Lynch talks to Channel 7 about President Donald Trump’s decision to order targeted airstrikes on Syria.

Apr 14, 2018 | WCVB-TV

Boston protesters argue against Syrian airstrikes

Issues: National Security

Rep. Lynch talks to WCVB about President Donald Trump’s decision to order targeted airstrikes on Syria.

Apr 14, 2018 | ABC News

Democrats ask for records from Manafort lender who sought Secretary of Army job

Issues: Committee on Oversight and Reform, National Security

In a letter Thursday to Stephen Calk, head of The Federal Savings Bank in Chicago, Rep. Elijah Cummings, ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, and Rep. Stephen Lynch, ranking member of the National Security Subcommittee, requested documents related to a reported $16 million loan from Calk’s bank to Manafort.

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